How Well do Self-Regulation and Engagement Predict Learning outcomes? Exploring Online English Classes in an Iranian University

R. Nejati

Volume 18, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 111-130


  Background and Objectives: Recognizing the unique requirements of online education is crucial due to its wide spread use. Self-regulation in learning seems essential for this instructional approach, as students and instructors are physically separated. To effectively manage their time, establish goals, ...  Read More

Identifying and explaining the skills of academic staff members for virtual education in post-Corona: Providing a conceptual model

A. Fazel; A. Harandi

Volume 18, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 249-270


  Background and Objectives: The use of digital technology for teaching and learning has been discussed for decades, but now and in the post-Corona era, due to the problems of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become the focus of many educational institutions. The effect of COVID-19, in a short period, brought ...  Read More

Developing and Validating the Mooc-based Curriculum Scale in Higher Education

M. Abedini baltork; E. Salehi omran; N. Kolbadinezhad

Volume 17, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 51-68


  Background and Objectives: Massive open online courses as one of the latest educational technologies have caused fundamental and quality changes to educational processes at the level of different universities and it's expanding rapidly. Mooc entails an online learning environment that is considered as ...  Read More

Strengths, weaknesseses, opportunities and threats of the Covid-19 outbreak in higher education from the perspective of students of the faculty of educational sciences and psychology in university of Tabriz

M. Ruhi; F. Mahmoodi; K. Taghpour

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 707-722


  Background and Objectives: The aim of this study was surevying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the Corona virus outbreak in higher education from the perspective of students of the faculty of educational sciences and psychology.Methods: The present study was an applied one in ...  Read More

The role of online education in developing students' personal autonomy with an emphasis on social constructivism

A. Moradi; S. Zarghami

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 763-778


  Background and Objectives: Online education is done on a virtual platform and through the Internet and its purpose is to provide opportunities for learning, and students' personal autonomy in the teaching-learning process is one of the contributing factors to achieve this goal. Therefore, one of the ...  Read More

Transition to Online Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Exploration of Faculty Members' Experiences and Challenges

N. Mohammadhasani

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 835-852


  Background and Objectives: The biggest challenge posed by the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) to educational institutions was the force to make an unexpected transition from face-to-face to online learning. The abrupt closure of face-to-face education led academics towards experiencing "unfamiliar areas" ...  Read More

Evaluation of the amount of digital divide in the the second secondary education of Tabriz city in the condition of COVID-19 pandemic and identification of factors affecting it

K. Taghipour; F. Mahmoodi; M. abbasi; M. Mohammadi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 553-570


  Background and Objectives: Digital Divide refers to inequality in information and communication technology (ICT) which refers to inequality between the people who have access to digital technology and information and those who have very limited access or no access at all. Considering the fact that the ...  Read More

Examining the External Effectiveness Components of E-Learning to Provide a Framework for Developing Qualitative Change in Higher Education

J. Torkzadeh; M. Ahangari; M. Mohammadi; R. Marzooghi; S. Hashemi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 221-236


  Background and Objectives: Improving and enhancing the quality and effectiveness of e-learning in the universities require examining and recognizing the internal and external factors affecting it. To this end, certain models and frameworks have been developed to evaluate the effectiveness of the e-learning ...  Read More

Gamification with leaderboard: Effect of educational tools based on competition and cooperation in learning and approach motivation of math lesson

M. Mohammadi; Z. Khoshneshin; N. Mohammadhasani

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 237-248


  Background and Objectives: Gamification means the use of elements and mechanics of a game in a non-game environment increasingly used in learning environments as a way to increase student motivation and learning outcomes. While several studies have been conducted to investigate the effectiveness of gamification ...  Read More

A comparison of the effect of using the Flipped instruction with the traditional teaching method on learning and academic self-efficacy of Persian lessons

M. Masoomifard; , M. Mahmodi; M. Parsa Sirat

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 249-261


  Background and Objectives: Technological teaching methods in today's world, such as flipped teaching, as an important and integral part of the set of teaching-learning activities, have created unique opportunities for teachers to teach better and use different teaching approaches according to the needs ...  Read More

Explanation of the challenges of the digital divide over the implementation of educational justice

S. Torkashvand; B. Yarigholi; V. Moradiyan Mohammadieh

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 263-280


  Background and Objectives: With the growth of new information technologies, educational systems have also undergone changes in terms of using new technologies in teaching and learning. New educational technologies have the potential to provide free education around the world and to achieve educational ...  Read More

Investigating the effectiveness of virtual education in practical and theoretical courses in the field of architecture

P. Hessari; F. Chegeni

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 281-292


  Background and Objectives: E-learning is the newest form of distance learning and is an approach to curriculum planning in which, in addition to using inclusive methods, computer tools and the Internet are used. Today, there is a growing attention paid to the e-learning approach to learning and teaching ...  Read More

The Effect of Perception of the Integration of ICT in the Teaching Process on Acceptance and Application of ICT in Learning: the Mediating Role of Beliefs, Attitude, and Intention Use of ICT of Students

M. Ahmadi deh qutbuddini; M. S. Hosseini zaydabad; E. Mahmoodabadi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 307-322


  Background and Objectives: Research evidence shows that technology is not being utilized effectively within classrooms and there are many instructors who feel unprepared to implement ICT. This realization is alarming since the use of technology in classrooms has had a muted impact on educational processes ...  Read More

Selection of Internet of things (IOT) applications in education industry using the Best-Worst Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method

M. Mohammadian; M. Sedighi; M. Serkani

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 363-386


  Background and Objectives: Deploying IoT-based education can allow students to explore the environment using embedded sensors. They can access educational materials and other information at any time. Teachers can also use wearable devices and smartphones in the classroom to improve teaching and learning. ...  Read More

The effect of media literacy training on the use of social networks and improving the emotional maturity of senior high school students

H. Deldar; M. R. Razavi; M. A. Faghih Nia

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 401-412


  Background and Objectives: Adolescence is the transition from childhood to adulthood in which physical, emotional, and social maturity occurs and the adolescent's mental abilities and cognitive and emotional abilities are formed. According to the existing studies, children and adolescents make up the ...  Read More

Electronic flipped classroom on improving students' academic performance and motivation in the Context of the COVID-19

M. Badali; M. Dehghani

Volume 16, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 413-422


  Background and Objectives: The outbreak of the disease in Wuhan, China, called Corona, caused a crisis in regional and global public health, which led to changes in most aspects of life. Due to social distancing and protection from the disease, the method of education changed; it also led to reducing ...  Read More

The effect of educational factors based on e-learning environments on comprehension skills of sixth grade elementary students

F. Hashemi; S.A. Qureshi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 13-26


  Background and Objectives: One of the problems of students in elementary school is lack of comprehension skill which has led to poor performance in all areas of learning. E-learning, as a strategy based on searching and constructing concepts, forces learners to think at high levels so that they can analyze ...  Read More

Identifying the management features of student scientific social network from the professionals' perspective

A. Babajani; َA. Sharif; M. Hassanzadeh

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 27-48


  Background and Objectives: The use of social media is expanding among students and different age groups. According to the published statistics, 67% of Iranian users of social networks are 12 to 17 years old. These people are of school age and most of them are students. Due to the few activities in the ...  Read More

Explaining the effects of language learners' use of virtual social networks on their academic engagement with PLS approach

F. Zamani; B. Talebi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 49-58


  Background and Objectives:  The use of information and communication technology in schools is one of the symbols of classroom intelligence which has become more prominent with the advent of virtual social networks and has become widespread with the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. One of the major ...  Read More

The effect of computer-based method of »sequential display of letters« on quick naming, phonological awareness, accurate and fluid reading of dyslexic elementary students

F. Fadaei; H. Kalantari Dehaghi; M. Abdollahzadeh Rafi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 59-70


  Background and Objectives: Helping children with learning disabilities in the first years of school by using attractive, technological, and accessible solutions is essential to overcome these problems in many situations, such as the pandemic of Covid-19 to help educators in the achievement of their goals. ...  Read More

Evaluating “resource support” dimension of courseware of Shahid Beheshti University based on Khan’s framework: a reflection on students' experiences

P. Alikhani; M. Rezaeizadeh; R. Shahverdi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 71-80


  Background and Objectives: The goal of this study was to assess Shahid Beheshti University’s courseware in terms of technical, instructional, and counseling based on Khan’s e-learning framework through reflection on students’ experiences.Methods: The study used a grounded theory research ...  Read More

Investigating the effects of quality factors on the benefits of e-learning with the mediating role of perceived satisfaction and perceived usefulness

z. seyedi raad; A. H. Tajfar

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 191-206


  Background and Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of quality factors on the success of e-learning systems.  This research is based on the EESS model with applying the changes obtained from previous studies and includes various qualitative components such as technical ...  Read More

Game Theory meets Moodle: Providing an efficient learning environment

S. F. Noorani; M. Ahmadi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 207-220


  Background and Objectives: Moodle is a Learning Management System (LMS) that is designed and implemented to provide easy distance learning and e-learning and run any electronic and online learning program. This system is an open-source and can be used in any field of learning. Given the importance and ...  Read More

The relationship between engagement and achievement in online English classes after Covid-19 outbreak in Iran

R. Nejati

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 623-634


  Background and Objectives: In the past decades, online education as a variety of distance education has drawn the attention of administrators, instructors and students. Amid Covid-19 pandemic, online education has become an inevitable necessity. Students’ engagement in such classes may influence ...  Read More

Studying the effectiveness of using electronic content of mathematics course on self-regulatory learning and academic achievement

N. Tahmasbipour; F. Hamidi; Z. Kazemi

Volume 15, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 649-656


  Background and Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of using the electronic content of mathematics course on self-Regulatory learning and academic achievement of students studying at the 9th grade.Methods: The method used in this study was semi-experimental, using ...  Read More